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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of obligate.
  • adj. committed
  • adj. having an obligation; obliged

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. under a moral obligation to someone.
  • adj. under a legal obligation to someone.
  • adj. owing gratitude or recognition to another for help or favors etc. Opposite of unobligated.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. caused by law or conscience to follow a certain course


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